First Friday: Place/Holding

  • Friday, May 3
  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM MT

Join us for extended hours at the Museum on First Friday and our Mobile Artist in Residence's exhibition 'Place/Holding.'

Join us for extended hours at the Museum on the First Friday of every month. Admission is free all day for New Mexico residents and free for everyone from 5 PM–7 PM. 

Enjoy a showing of Place/Holding, an exhibition by Brian Fleetwood (Muscogee Creek), the Museum’s first Mobile Artist in Residence. Place/Holding presents Fleetwood’s jewelry created by single-use plastics collected from different communities in the Musuem’s Art to G.O. truck. Stop by for a look at the exhibition inside the Axle Contemporary truck, enjoy music by Adrian Wall (Pueblo of Jemez), and refreshments! 

Read more about Place/Holding here

Place/Holding will open on April 19th in the Santa Fe Railyard Plaza. Place/Holding is presented by Art to G.O. and Axle Contemporary.

Photograph of a street and an adobe building with a tree on the left of the frame. Parked in front of the building and on the street are two trucks, one a grey mobile art gallery and one the Art to G.O. truck with cloud motifs on it and two tables in front.
Close-up photograph of a pair of hands holding a plastic mold over a table. On the table are small colorful plastic creations.
Photograph of the front of a grey mobile art gallery in the background and the front of the Art to G.O. truck in the foreground. Behind both trucks are leafy trees turning gold.
Axle Contemporary

Be sure to enjoy openings, extended hours, and more at each stop down Palace Avenue. 

First Friday partners include:  

Patina Gallery
Victory Gallery
New Mexico Museum Foundation Shops
Owings Gallery on Palace
Hecho Gallery

Peyton Wright Galleries
New Mexico History Museum
Sorrel Sky Gallery
New Mexico Museum of Art

Upcoming Events

Vertical graphite sketch of doorway with screen door, five vigas, canale detail and boot scraper; four punched holes at top of paper.

Past Event Classes

In-Person Class: Santa Fe Urban Sketching

217 JOHNSON ST., SANTA FE, NM 87501.

Saturday, July 20


Photograph of a small book open to a page with a watercolor of a pot with a plant in it. To the right of the page a hand holds the book open. Above the book are small paint tubes and a paintbrush.

Event Classes

Online Class: Book of Treasures—Capturing Everyday Beauty with Gouache


Wednesday, July 24


Close-up photograph of a child drawing on a piece of paper with colored pencils on top of a leather bench. The child’s face is out of frame and focus is on their hands, a patterned pencil and the colored pencils scattered over the bench. A second child’s hand pokes in from the right side of the frame.

Event Community Events

Create with O'Keeffe: Fruit Prints


Thursday, July 25